The Grand Budapest Hotel – 2014

Wes Anderson is probably the most quirky director working today. His style is completely unique and meticulously executed. His films show a depth of precision and patience to create something so well organized and designed it makes the viewer wonder if the time and effort was worth it. It pretty much always is. The Grand […]

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Birdman – 2014

Birdman is a rare film for a number of reasons. Chiefly, it almost can’t exist outside of the contemporary reality in which it finds itself. It’s obsession with social media makes it a great commentary on the present day, but it also limits it to the period in which it is set. This film emulates […]

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Groundhog Day – 1993

Happy Groundhog Day! 1886 is the first recorded celebration of Groundhog Day in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. 1993 is the year that the film Groundhog Day was released in theaters. Which means that 108 Groundhog Days passed in that time, but Bill Murray managed to celebrate the holiday way more times than that. The plot of the […]

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The Artist – 2011

Silent films are a thing of the past. They represent a different period of time that has, for the most part, faded into history. This film is both a masterful tribute and a reinvention of the silent age. George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) is a silent star whose entire world falls apart when sound finds its […]

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The Rules of the Game – 1939

One of the best french films of all time, brought to the world by the phenomenal Jean Renoir. The film follows an eclectic group of characters who are intertwined by a series of romantic entanglements that consume them and threaten to ruin their lives. The film is a comedy of manners that features an great […]

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